The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 228 270 354
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +84
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 605 510 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.06% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.25% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 501 446 234
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 88 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Dagenham - 11 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £38,066 - 3
Hounslow - 4 £65,000 -
Wimbledon -1 3 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Croydon - 3 £52,500 -
Harrow +5 2 - -
Uxbridge +3 2 £45,000 -
Isleworth +3 1 - -
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £45,000 -
Osterley - 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 978 (85.27%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (44.38%) Scrum
3 304 (26.50%) QA
4 264 (23.02%) E-Commerce
5 245 (21.36%) Finance
6 233 (20.31%) SQL
7 227 (19.79%) Use Case
8 222 (19.35%) Business Analysis
9 205 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
10 193 (16.83%) JIRA
11 186 (16.22%) Project Management
12 183 (15.95%) SDLC
13 181 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
14 178 (15.52%) Retail
15 175 (15.26%) Java
16 167 (14.56%) TDD
17 161 (14.04%) User Experience
18 147 (12.82%) BDD
19 146 (12.73%) HTML
20 140 (12.21%) Degree
21 137 (11.94%) JavaScript
22 135 (11.77%) Waterfall
23 131 (11.42%) CSS
23 131 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
24 128 (11.16%) C#
25 124 (10.81%) Marketing
26 122 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
27 116 (10.11%) Selenium
28 112 (9.76%) Banking
29 110 (9.59%) Kanban

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (5.58%) Confluence
2 44 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 40 (3.49%) CMS
4 35 (3.05%) Apache Pig
5 21 (1.83%) Node.js
6 17 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.39%) JBoss
8 6 (0.52%) Apache
9 5 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.44%) Drupal
10 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.17%) IIS
12 2 (0.17%) Moodle
12 2 (0.17%) WordPress
12 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.087%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 77 (6.71%) MS Visio
2 58 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.18%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.48%) MS Office
6 8 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.61%) InDesign
7 7 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.17%) Mingle
8 2 (0.17%) MS Project
9 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.17%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.087%) Endur
4 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (3.05%) Amazon S3
2 35 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
3 28 (2.44%) SaaS
4 17 (1.48%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (0.44%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.35%) Force.com
8 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.087%) Trello
10 1 (0.087%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.087%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.05%) HTTP
2 29 (2.53%) Internet
3 16 (1.39%) Network Security
4 12 (1.05%) CTI
5 5 (0.44%) Intranet
6 4 (0.35%) MVNO
7 3 (0.26%) Broadband
7 3 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.26%) VPN
7 3 (0.26%) DNS
7 3 (0.26%) IPv4
7 3 (0.26%) IPv6
7 3 (0.26%) SAN
8 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.087%) Skype
8 1 (0.087%) LDAP
8 1 (0.087%) DSL
8 1 (0.087%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.67%) MongoDB
2 47 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (3.84%) Big Data
5 42 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 42 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 35 (3.05%) Apache Hive
6 35 (3.05%) Mahout
6 35 (3.05%) Impala
7 28 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (1.74%) MySQL
9 20 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (1.66%) QlikView
10 19 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.57%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 193 (16.83%) JIRA
2 116 (10.11%) Selenium
3 106 (9.24%) Cucumber
4 89 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 89 (7.76%) Git (software)
5 77 (6.71%) JUnit
6 70 (6.10%) WebDriver
7 57 (4.97%) Maven
8 50 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (4.01%) Subversion
10 45 (3.92%) Ant
11 38 (3.31%) Visual Studio
12 36 (3.14%) TestNG
13 35 (3.05%) Yeoman
14 33 (2.88%) Eclipse
15 31 (2.70%) JBehave
15 31 (2.70%) SoapUI
16 29 (2.53%) HP UFT
17 20 (1.74%) TeamCity
18 17 (1.48%) WATIR
General
1 245 (21.36%) Finance
2 178 (15.52%) Retail
3 124 (10.81%) Marketing
4 112 (9.76%) Banking
5 91 (7.93%) Telecoms
6 74 (6.45%) Games
7 56 (4.88%) Advertising
8 48 (4.18%) Publishing
9 30 (2.62%) Investment Banking
10 25 (2.18%) Law
11 16 (1.39%) Back Office
12 11 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.70%) Billing
14 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.52%) Legal
16 5 (0.44%) Front Office
17 2 (0.17%) Local Government
17 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 594 (51.79%) Analyst
2 526 (45.86%) Business Analyst
3 128 (11.16%) Developer
4 118 (10.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 75 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
6 67 (5.84%) Senior Business Analyst
7 59 (5.14%) Product Manager
8 57 (4.97%) Product Owner
9 54 (4.71%) QA Engineer
10 47 (4.10%) ScrumMaster
11 45 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 41 (3.57%) Project Manager
13 40 (3.49%) Java Developer
14 39 (3.40%) Tester
14 39 (3.40%) Senior Developer
15 35 (3.05%) Data Scientist
16 34 (2.96%) Designer
17 33 (2.88%) Test Analyst
17 33 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
18 30 (2.62%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (12.73%) HTML
2 131 (11.42%) CSS
3 105 (9.15%) .NET
4 92 (8.02%) SOAP
4 92 (8.02%) XML
5 85 (7.41%) Web Services
6 78 (6.80%) REST
7 44 (3.84%) HTML5
8 41 (3.57%) Spring
9 40 (3.49%) jQuery
9 40 (3.49%) Gherkin
10 36 (3.14%) D3.js
11 35 (3.05%) Natural Language Processing
11 35 (3.05%) Cascalog
11 35 (3.05%) Pandas
11 35 (3.05%) scikit-learn
11 35 (3.05%) SciPy
12 32 (2.79%) Hibernate
13 30 (2.62%) ASP.NET
13 30 (2.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 205 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (14.04%) User Experience
3 51 (4.45%) Mobile App
4 50 (4.36%) Visualisation
5 42 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.62%) FMCG
7 30 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 27 (2.35%) Blog
9 24 (2.09%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.92%) Market Risk
11 18 (1.57%) Wiki
12 17 (1.48%) iPhone
13 16 (1.39%) Credit Risk
14 14 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 14 (1.22%) Blackberry
15 13 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (1.05%) IVR
16 12 (1.05%) Statistics
17 11 (0.96%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.32%) Apple iOS
2 47 (4.10%) Android
3 44 (3.84%) Windows
4 37 (3.23%) UNIX
5 22 (1.92%) Linux
6 21 (1.83%) Windows Phone
7 14 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.087%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.087%) Solaris
9 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 978 (85.27%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (44.38%) Scrum
3 264 (23.02%) E-Commerce
4 227 (19.79%) Use Case
5 222 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 186 (16.22%) Project Management
7 183 (15.95%) SDLC
8 181 (15.78%) Continuous Integration
9 167 (14.56%) TDD
10 147 (12.82%) BDD
11 135 (11.77%) Waterfall
12 131 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 122 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 110 (9.59%) Kanban
15 109 (9.50%) UML
16 107 (9.33%) Test Scripting
17 103 (8.98%) Analytics
18 94 (8.20%) Automated Testing
19 86 (7.50%) MVC
20 80 (6.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (20.31%) SQL
2 175 (15.26%) Java
3 137 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 128 (11.16%) C#
5 65 (5.67%) Ruby
6 55 (4.80%) Python
7 41 (3.57%) PHP
8 38 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 35 (3.05%) Clojure
9 35 (3.05%) VBA
10 30 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 30 (2.62%) R
11 22 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.31%) C++
13 14 (1.22%) C
13 14 (1.22%) Groovy
14 11 (0.96%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.61%) Scala
16 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (12.21%) Degree
2 90 (7.85%) ISEB
3 34 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.44%) CBAP
7 4 (0.35%) IIBA
8 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.087%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.087%) PhD
9 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (26.50%) QA
2 18 (1.57%) Basel III
2 18 (1.57%) CRD IV
3 16 (1.39%) Basel II
4 13 (1.13%) MiFID
5 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 37 (3.23%) VirtualBox
2 10 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.52%) HDFS
4 2 (0.17%) Docker
5 1 (0.087%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.087%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (3.23%) Vagrant
2 20 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.39%) TrustSec
4 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.26%) Ansible
5 3 (0.26%) Puppet
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.17%) Salt
6 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 87 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.06%) Oracle
3 30 (2.62%) IBM
4 24 (2.09%) Google
5 16 (1.39%) Sourcefire
5 16 (1.39%) Cisco
5 16 (1.39%) Guidewire
5 16 (1.39%) Lancope
6 15 (1.31%) Apple
7 13 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.13%) VMware
8 12 (1.05%) KANA
8 12 (1.05%) hybris
9 11 (0.96%) Adobe
10 6 (0.52%) ATG
11 5 (0.44%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.35%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.35%) Coverity
12 4 (0.35%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.35%) SAP
London
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + More
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Shares and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus (25%) Pension Health Insurance
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + generous bonus, pension, hols etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jenrick - IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jenrick - IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Xcede
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago